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Paperclip bracelet


About this design:

I made this for my niece for her birthday, she's going to be 19. I had these spiral paperclips and thought they could make interesting beads, so I put the seed beads on them. I fell in love with these paperclip beads that I made the bracelet. They are just fun!

When making the paperclip 'beads' I used a little super glue on the last seed bead to try and prevent them from sliding off the paper clip. I also put a drop of super glue on the yarn knots to prevent them from unraveling.

Components:

paper clips, seed beads, yarn, clasp, chain

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    N radon says:

    What a good idea to use the paper clips. They make this bracelet a unique gift your niece will love.

  2. Little Round Chick
    Little Round Chick says:

    This is a really neat idea. I’ve never seen round paper clips…where did you get them? They look like FUN! Love the bracelet. :D

  3. sunny chick
    sunny chick says:

    So fun and innovative! :D

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    olive penguin says:

    Thanks everyone!

    I was inspired by the bracelets I see my students wearing, and took the beads from there. The paper clips are from Walmart. Not that it matters, but the entire bracelet cost $1.50 to make. Gifts on a budget. ;)

  5. FaeryGoth Chick
    FaeryGoth Chick says:

    this is cute :-)

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    olive penguin says:

    Thanks!

  7. celticivy
    celticivy says:

    This is cool, Loooooove the Blues!

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    olive penguin says:

    Thanks celticivy!

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